COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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Updated - effective from 14 May 2020 until further notice. Under COVID-19 Alert Level 2 visitor access to health facilities continues to be restricted.– details for all facilities...

Last updated:
29 April 2020

Please remember, limiting our interactions with others is our best defence against COVID-19. Please don’t visit the hospital if you don’t need to. The following level 2 visitor restrictions are in place for all Canterbury DHB health facilities:

  • Visitors will be screened and asked to provide contact details upon arrival
  • Visitors who are unwell or have suspicion of COVID-19 will not be able to enter
  • Aged residential care: no visitors, however, family visits for palliative care residents who do not have COVID-19 will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Specific and detailed visitor restrictions that apply to each hospital are available on our COVID-19 page.

Canterbury DHB Annual Plan 2018/2019

The Canterbury District Health Board Annual Plan outlines the key activities planned for the Canterbury health system over the coming financial year (1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019.

The Annual Plan also explains our strategic context and shows how our intended activity an​d outputs relate to our vision and the achievement of our long-term goals for improving the health of our community.

You can also view the Canterbury DHB St​​atement of Intent 2018-2022, the Statement of Intent is our key accountability document to Parliament, which includes targets and measures of both financial and non-financial performance.

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Page last updated: 9 May 2019

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